Effects of perceptions of climate change and flood risk on coping behavior: a case study of Taipei, Taiwan - Lee YJ, Lin SY.
Globalization and population growth have put great pressure on the environment over the last few decades, and climate change has increased associated negative effects. Researchers examine the interactions between human and the environment. Among them, the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Dynamic flood resilience typology: a systemic transitional adaptation from Peitou Plateau, Taiwan - Ling TY.
This study incorporates the notion of “Transitional Progress” as an available scoping tool pin-pointing the human-habitat domain; the critical human resilience build-up can be identified by the site-specif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Dozens of Chinese warplanes fly near Taiwan after US-Japan show of naval might
China sent 39 warplanes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone on Sunday, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said, the largest such incursion this year. #defenseministry (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google launches beta of Android games on Windows PCs
Google is launching a limited beta of its app to bring Android games to Windows PCs. Google Play Games will be available in beta in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan today, allowing Windows PC... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Siblings of People With Bipolar Disorder Have Higher Cancer Risk Siblings of People With Bipolar Disorder Have Higher Cancer Risk
Findings from Taiwan suggest an increased cancer risk not only for people with bipolar disorder but for their unaffected siblings too.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Overdiagnosis, Misleading 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival in Taiwan Overdiagnosis, Misleading 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival in Taiwan
A push to increase lung cancer screening among a largely nonsmoking Asian female population led to significant overdiagnosis and dubiously high 5-year survival rates, researchers in Taiwan report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

CT lung screening of low-risk women leads to overdiagnosis
A new study from Taiwan found that performing CT lung cancer screening on mostl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New USPSTF guidelines reduce CT lung screening disparities Photon-counting CT improves interstitial pneumonia diagnosis 3D printing enhances treatment of kidney stones AI could speed up CT lung cancer screening Radiomics model distinguishes vertebral compression fractures (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Taiwanese workplace digital health platform H2U scores $8M in funding
The company is expanding to other Asian markets starting this year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

China's Xi says countries must abandon 'Cold War mentality,' warns against confrontation
His comments come at a time of simmering tensions between China and the U.S. over Taiwan and as fears escalate over a possible Russian incursion into Ukraine. #coldwar #confrontation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Use May Be Safely Continued During Pregnancy
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- Statins appear to be safe to use during pregnancy, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Network Open. Jui-Chun Chang, M.D., from Taichung Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues examined... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué on the Res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

In New Year's speech, Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen marked the new year with a message for China: military conflict is not the answer. #newyear #tsaiingwen (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of personality disorders among childhood maltreatment victims: a nation-wide population-based study in taiwan - Wang WL, Hung HY, Chung CH, Hsu JW, Huang KL, Chan YY, Chien WC, Chen MH.
BACKGROUND: To date, numerous cohort studies and meta-analyses have shown that childhood maltreatment is associated with a wide range of adverse physiological and psychological symptoms. Although childhood maltreatment has been linked to an increased risk ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mass Food Poisoning Incident Leads Apple to Temporarily Shut Down iPhone Factory
The Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn is known for its allegedly squalid, abusive working conditions. #taiwanese #foxconn #electronicsmanufacturer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurological sequela of acute pesticide poisoning among adults in central Taiwan - Chen YC, Lin CH, Wu SL.
Background and Purpose: Cases of acute pesticide poisoning account for significant morbidity and mortality in developing countries; however, its burden in Taiwan remains unknown. The study examined acute pesticide poisoning (APP) involving adults in the ce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news